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    Effie Trinket, King Kreesa Score on Turf

    Effie Trinket and King Kreesa score on the turf at 1 1/16 miles in the Ticonderoga Stakes and Mohawk Stakes, respectively, at Belmont Park Oct. 19 as part of the Empire Showcase Day card.

  • Chitoz Represented by First Winner

    Chitoz had his first winner Oct. 11 when Lets Suppoze, posted a victory in his third start in the seventh race at Remington Park.

  • Kettle Corn

    Kettle Corn Retired with Sesamoid Injury

    Kettle Corn, a dual graded stakes winner campaigned by Lee and Susan Searing's C R K Stable, has been retired due to an injury that occurred during his last start in the Sept. 29 John Henry Turf Championship Stakes (gr. II).

  • Include Me Out won the 2013 Desert Stormer.

    Dual Grade I Winner Include Me Out Retired

    Include Me Out, the multiple graded stakes winner campaigned by Samantha Siegel's Jay Em Ess Stable has been retired. Having made the announcement via Twitter on Oct. 14, Siegel told The Blood-Horse that she retires sound.

  • Elite Squadron

    Elite Squadron to Stand in Indiana for 2014

    Graded stakes-winning stallion Elite Squadron is relocating to Don and Dana Meyers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind., owner Tom Walters announced Oct. 15.

  • 30 Years in 30 Days: Cup First Ladies

    A relatively few number of women's names crop up on trainer and jockey rosters in general, but in the 30 years of Breeders' Cup history the numbers are smaller still.

  • Southern Success

    Dana Point to Stand Southern Success in 2014

    Stakes-winning stallion Southern Success will return to Dana Point Farm, near Lenhartsville, Penn., for the 2014 breeding season. His stud fee has been set at $1,000, stands and nurses.

  • Dullahan

    Grade I Winner Dullahan Retired Due to Injury

    Donegal Racing confirmed Oct. 14 the retirement of multiple grade I winner Dullahan, due to a tendon injury sustained after the colt's last start in the TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) at Del Mar Aug. 25.

  • Llanarmon, Spanish Flower, and Appreciating finished 1-2-3 in the Natalma Stakes.

    Mazarine Stakes Reunites Natalma Runners

    Woodbine' $150,000 Mazarine Stakes (Can-III) Oct. 5 will reunite Llanarmon, Spanish Flower, and Appreciating, the top three finishers in the Ontario track's Natalma Stakes (Can-IIT).

  • Fiftyshadesofhay won the 2013 Santa Ysabel.

    Indiana New Ground for Fiftyshadesofhay

    Graded stakes winners Fiftyshadesofhay, Seaneen Girl, and Pure Fun head the field of mostly new faces at Indiana Downs for the $200,000 Indiana Oaks (gr. II) Oct. 5.

  • First Winner for Mikimoto's Mojo

    Mojo's Pristina became the first winner for her sire, Mikimoto's Mojo, when she posted a victory in her second start Sept. 25 in the third race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

  • Departing

    Departing Seeks Fourth Derby Win in Oklahoma

    Six stakes races on the Sept. 29 Remington Park card are led by the Oklahoma Derby (gr. III) and Remington Park Oaks. Departing seeks a fourth derby victory and Marathon Lady her first stakes score in the Oaks.

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    Wired Bryan Heads New York Breeders Futurity

    The $237,457 New York Breeders' Futurity Stakes at Finger Lakes Casino & Racetrack Sept. 28 brings together a variety of 2-year-old state-breds led by Sanford Stakes (gr. II) winner Wired Bryan.

  • Graydar comes into the Kelso off a six-month absence.

    Kelso Could Make it Four Straight for Graydar

    Graydar will take on veteran runners Jackson Bend and Hymn Book and the South American importBrujo de Olleros, in the Sept. 28 Kelso Invitational Handicap (gr. II) hoping to score entry to the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I).

  • Shotiche

    Grade III Winning Stallion Shotiche Dies

    The last reported son of Northern Dancer standing at stud, Shotiche, died Sept. 8 at Boehlke Ranch near Waverly, Minn., where he stood for 10 seasons. The graded stakes-winning stallion died from natural causes.

  • Lady of Fifty

    Clement Hirsch Winner Lady of Fifty Retired

    Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. I) winner Lady of Fifty has been retired and will not start in the Sept. 28 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park, according to trainer and co-owner Jerry Hollendorfer.

  • Country Be Gold to Stand in Illinois for 2014

    Stallion Country Be Gold, previously standing in Oklahoma at Caines Stallion Station, has been sold and will stand the 2014 breeding season in Illinois at Lakewood Stables, near Centreville.

  • A Hi Five Wins First for Sire Andiron

    A Hi Five became the first winner for his sire Andiron, when he won race 2, a maiden special weight event at Manitoba's Assiniboia Downs Sept. 18.

  • Solid Appeal has been victorious in three of her four starts this year.

    Nine Vie for Breeders Cup Berth in Canadian

    No Explaining, British newcomer Ladys First, and Solid Appeal head the field nine fillies and mares in the 59th renewal of Woodbine's Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) Sept. 15.

  • Party Cove Scores First Win for Podium

    Oklahoma stallion Podium had his first winner Sept. 11 when Party Cove scored in race 5 at Remington Park, a maiden special weight event.

  • Woodbine's Summer Stakes Lures 10 Juveniles

    Woodbine leading trainer Mark Casse sends out a trio of juveniles for the $200,000 Summer Stakes Presented by TVG (Can-IIT) Sept. 14 at the Ontario oval.

  • Sky Conqueror Celebrates First Winner

    Sky Conqueror was represented by his first winner when Regal Conqueror posted a debut victory on Sept.7 in the third race at Woodbine, a maiden special weight.

  • Keeneland September Sale

    First to Last Crops: They're All at Keeneland

    The Keeneland September yearling sale is a tradition. As Saratoga is the "August place to be" so might Keeneland be considered the September hotspot. In another industry it might be considered a convention of sorts.

  • First Winners Reported for Cowboy Cal

    Cowboy Cal was represented by his first U.S. winner when in his second start Tachi captured a maiden special weight race at Indiana Downs Aug. 27.

  • Hard Enough

    Hard Enough Seeks Third Straight in Kent

    Virginia-bred Hard Enough faces Michael With Us and Saint Vigeur as he goes for a third straight stakes score, and first graded win, in the $200,000 Kent Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Delaware Park Sept. 7.

  • Still Racing Real Estate Gets First Winner

    Real Estate was represented by his first winner Aug. 29 when his first starter, Sharp Razor, emerged victorious in the first race at Hollywood Casino At Charles Town Races, a maiden special weight event.

  • Gio Ponti Will Not Shuttle in 2013

    Three time champion in the U.S. and winner of seven grade I stakes, Castleton Lyons' stallion Gio Ponti will not shuttle to Australia's Arrowfield Stud for the 2013 Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • Silver Max won the Oceanport by 5 3/4 lengths on Aug. 31.

    Silver Max Seeks Third Summer Score in Baruch

    Coming in off a 5 3/4-length victory in the Oceanport Stakes (gr. IIIT), Silver Max looks for a repeat performance in Saratoga Race Course's Aug. 31 running of the $250,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap (gr. IIT).

  • Summer Front and Joe Bravo deliver victory in the Cliff Hanger Stakes.

    Favored Summer Front Takes Cliff Hanger

    Waterford Stable's even money favorite Summer Front brought home a third grade III victory with his win in the 35th edition $100,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park Aug. 25.

  • Roy's Eagle First Winner for On Eagles Wings

    On Eagles Wings was represented by his first winner Aug. 25 as Roy's Eagle posted an impressive 5 1/2-length victory in the first race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, a maiden special weight for juvenile fillies.

  • Sea Bubble First Winner for U S Ranger

    Sea Bubble became the first winner for her sire U S Ranger when she captured a maiden special weight Aug. 24, the sixth race at Delaware Park.

  • First Winner for Stallion Star Cat

    Star Cat celebrated his first winner when Purrpurrpurr posted a victory in her second start Aug. 23 in the fourth race, a maiden special weight at Indiana Downs.

  • Mr. Nightlinger Celebrates First Winner

    Mr. Nightlinger was represented by his first winner Aug. 23 as E Z Glider posted her first victory in the first race, a maiden claiming event at Louisiana's Evangeline Downs.

  • Fastness

    Grade I Winning Sire Fastness Dies at 23

    Turf specialist and dual grade I-winning stallion Fastness died in July at Timber Ridge Farm near Felton, Pa., from the infirmities of old age, Timber Ridge owner Boggs Shoemaker said. He was 23.

  • Obviously won the Del Mar Mile in 2012.

    Obviously Positioned for Del Mar Mile Repeat

    A narrow field has been drawn for the $200,000 Del Mar Mile Handicap (gr. IIT), to be contested Aug. 25. Obviously seeks a second consecutive win in the Mile, after setting a course record in the 2012 edition.

  • German Sire Lando Euthanized

    Leading German sire Lando was euthanized Aug. 20. The son of Acatenango had undergone successful surgery following a severe bout of colic, but suffered a spiral fracture in a leg upon rising and had to be put down. He was 23.

  • New York Stallion Trick Me Dies at 25

    New York stallion Trick Me, a son of Phone Trick, died in his paddock at Donald Jones' LoAnJo Farm near Sugar Loaf, N.Y. He was 25.

  • Centre Court tries to return to the Winner's Circle in the Ballston Spa Stakes.
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    Ballston Spa Stakes Draws Competitive Field

    Grade I winner Centre Court will face Laughing, Miz Ida, Somali Lemonade, and Hungry Island trying to make it back to the winner's circle in the $250,000 Ketel One Ballston Spa Stakes (gr. IIT) Aug. 24 at Saratoga.

  • Pensioned Stallion Home At Last Dies at 26

    Charles Nuckols III of Nuckols Farm near Midway, Ky., announced Aug. 21 the passing of pensioned sire Home At Last. The 26-year-old son of Quadratic died at the farm July 30 from the infirmities of old age.

  • Harlem Rocker Pensioned at Adena Springs

    Adena Springs announced Aug. 20 that 8-year-old homebred Harlem Rocker will not return to stud in 2013. The graded stakes winner stood his first and only season at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds.

  • First Winner for Stallion Lone Star Special

    Louisiana stallion Lone Star Special was represented by his first winner when Chickasaw Bayou, posted a victory in her second start on Aug. 18 in the second race at Louisiana Downs.

  • Malibu Moon Son Heat Shimmer to Stud

    Heat Shimmer, a 4-year-old unraced son of Malibu Moon, has been acquired by Jeff and Jean Whitmer of Whitmer Thoroughbreds near Wabash, Ind.

  • Politicallycorrect is the 7-2 morning line favorite for the Longacres Mile.

    Well Matched Field of 12 for Longacres Mile

    A full field of 12 is entered in the 78th renewal of the Northwest's most prestigious race, the $200,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III) at Emerald Downs Aug. 18.

  • Cosmonaut's First Winner Scores at Saratoga

    New York stallion Cosmonaut celebrated his first winner practically in his backyard when Marvin's Miracle posted a three-quarter-length victory in his second start Aug. 8 in the fifth race at Saratoga Race Course.